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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2020-09-22_BT_Virtual AGMs leave shareholders wanting the real thing

Posted on 9/22/2020
SINCE virtual annual general meetings (AGMs) became the new normal, companies and shareholders alike agree that the lack of "human touch" may not bode well for both parties in the long run.

2020-09-21_BT_Is diversity of directors or their independence the bigger issue

Posted on 9/21/2020
WHEN it rains, it pours. The topic of board diversity made headlines in Singapore this past week, not once, but twice.

2020-09-17_BT_Singtel, SGX MCT lead new index on board diversity

Posted on 9/17/2020
SINGTEL, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Mapletree Commercial Trust have emerged in the overall top three places in a newly launched Singapore Board Diversity Index.

2020-09-17_HRD_Top 10 Singaporean companies with diverse boards

Posted on 9/17/2020
Yesterday (September 16) saw the launch of Singapore’s first-ever Board Diversity Index.

2020-09-14 BT. Board guidance in layoffs

Posted on 9/14/2020
RETRENCHMENTS, at any time, are difficult moments in a company's journey that warrant in-depth consideration at the board level.

2020-09-07 A Zoom close up by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)

Posted on 9/7/2020
The Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) recently held an online conference and invited CEO of Zoom, Eric Yuan to talk about the success of his video platform service.

2020-08-27 BT. SGX RegCo open to virtual general meeting platforms

Posted on 8/27/2020
SINGAPORE Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is open to allowing virtual platforms that support live voting and live questions, replacing physical general meetings.

2020-08-26 BT. Dream and don't be afraid to fail: Zoom founder

Posted on 8/26/2020
SINGAPORE needs entrepreneurs who not only dare to dream but who are also not afraid to fail, said Eric Yuan, founder and chief executive officer of video-call service Zoom Video Communications.

2020-08-25 CNA. The future of work is a hybrid model, not a completely remote one

Posted on 8/25/2020
SINGAPORE: The world is likely to see a hybrid work model post-COVID-19, Zoom Video Communications' chief executive Eric Yuan said on Tuesday (Aug 25).

2020-08-10 BT. The growing importance of corporate conscience

Posted on 8/10/2020
THE economist Milton Friedman famously wrote that "there is one and only one social responsibility of business - to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits".

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